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: On Air

with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Mendelssohn Song without Words, Op 53 No 5
John Ogdon (piano)
7.20 Vivaldi Concerto in C
(RV558) (Con molti stromenti)
English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
7.32 MacCunn The Land of the Mountain and the Flood
Royal Liverpool PO, conductor Grant Llewellyn
8.05 Saint-Sains Allegro Giocoso in A minor, Op 150 No 7
Christopher Herrick (organ)
Schoenberg Galathea ; Gigerlette (Cabaret Songs)
Jessye Norman (soprano) James Levine (piano)
8.31 Mozart Piano Concerto
No 21 in C (K467) Nina Milkina (piano)
Orchestra of St John 's,
Smith Square, conductor John Lubbock. Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Piano: John Ogdon
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Conductor: Saint-Sains Allegro
Unknown: Christopher Herrick
Unknown: Schoenberg Galathea
Soprano: Jessye Norman
Piano: James Levine
Piano: Nina Milkina
Unknown: St John
Conductor: John Lubbock.

: Composer of the Week: Josquin

David Fallows introduces the Missa La sol fa re mi in a performance by the Tallis Scholars, conducted by Peter Phillips , together with influential works from
Josquin's maturity.


Introduces: David Fallows
Conducted By: Peter Phillips

: Musical Encounters

with Edward Blakeman, including at approximately
10.00 Schubert Overture in the Italian Style (D591) English Sinfonia, conductor Charles Groves
10.05 Artist of the Week: Lily Laskine (harp)
Mozart Concerto in C for flute and harp (K299) Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute) Jean-Francois Paillard CO/Jean-Francois Paillard
10.45 Howells Walking in the Snow; The Scribe BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Jackson
10.50 Ives Crossing the Bar; Variations on "America"
Harris Symphony for Voices BBC Singers/ Simon Joly Margaret Phillips (organ)
11.25 Berwald Symphony No 3 in C (Symphonie singuliere)
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Esa-Pekka Salonen


Unknown: Edward Blakeman
Conductor: Charles Groves
Harp: Lily Laskine
Flute: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Flute: Jean-Francois Paillard
Conductor: Stephen Jackson
Conductor: Simon Joly
Organ: Margaret Phillips
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

: Ensemble

Second of three programmes.
Reinecke Trio in A minor
Christopher O'Neal (oboe) Christopher Blake (horn)
Anthony Goldstone (piano)
Mendelssohn Konzertstuck in D minor, Op 114
Victoria Soames (clarinet)
Roger Heaton (basset horn) Julius Drake (piano)
Beethoven Quintet in E flat Neil Black (oboe)
Thea King (clarinet)
Martin Gatt (bassoon) Ifor James (horn)
Tamas Vasary (piano)


Oboe: Christopher O'Neal
Horn: Christopher Blake
Piano: Anthony Goldstone
Clarinet: Victoria Soames
Basset: Roger Heaton
Piano: Julius Drake
Oboe: Neil Black
Clarinet: Thea King
Bassoon: Martin Gatt
Horn: Ifor James
Piano: Tamas Vasary

: News

: Opera Matinee

Two one-act comic operas by Rossini, written by the 20-year-old composer for Venice, presented by Clive Bennett. Sung in Italian. L'Inganno Felice
(The Happy Deception) A semi-serious opera portraying the rehabilitation of a woman who refused a man's sexual advances.
La Scala di Seta
(The Silken Ladder)
A farce revolving around overheard conversations, whispered meetings, closets, screens and the silken ladder - and all so that the correct couples fall in love.
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Marcello Viotti


Presented By: Clive Bennett.
Conductor: Marcello Viotti
Isabella: Amelia Felle (sop)
Bertrando: Jorio Zennaro (tenor)
Ormondo: Danilo Serraiocco (bass)
Batone: Natale de Carolis (bar)
Tambotto: Fabio Previato (bar)
Giulia: Teresa Ringholz (sop)
Dorvil: Ramon Vargas (tenor)
Blansac: Natale De Carolis (bar)
Lucilla: Francesca Prowisionato (sop)
Dormant: Fulvio Massa (tenor)
Germano: Alessandro Corbelli (bar)

: Brodsky Quartet

Tchaikovsky String
Quartet No 3 in E flat minor, Op 30

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson 's on the fiddle ... He talks to 15-year-old violinist Vanessa-Mae about her life, career and ambitions.
Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

Rodney Slatford 's guest in Manchester is the violin virtuoso Lydia Mordkovitch. Including
5.15 Chopin Polonaise in A, Op 40 No 1
6.02 Resplghl Autumn Poem
6.32 Sibelius Prelude:
The Tempest


Unknown: Rodney Slatford
Unknown: Lydia Mordkovitch.
Unknown: Chopin Polonaise

: London Philharmonic

from the Royal
Festival Hall, London. conductor Franz Welser-Mbst
Frank Peter Zimmermann
Jonathan Lloyd Tolerance (first performance) Salnt-Saens Violin
Concerto No 3 in B minor
8.15 Stephen Johnson examines Stravinsky's reasons for revising some of his major works.
Stravinsky Petrushka (1947 version)


Conductor: Franz Welser-Mbst
Violin: Frank Peter Zimmermann
Violin: Jonathan Lloyd Tolerance
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Stravinsky Petrushka

: The Building Blocks of Science

4: William Henry Fox Talbot The science and art of photography started with an image of a window in Lacock Abbey, the home of Fox Talbot. Paul Murdin focuses on his invention and his life.


Unknown: Fox Talbot.
Unknown: Paul Murdin

: Classical Guitar Festival of Great Britain 1993

The series of concerts from the festival ends with the opening recital, in which flamenco guitarist
Juan Martin played a programme of his own music.
Rumba; Minera;
Guajira; Solea por medio; Fandango (Luna Negra) ; Rumba
(Andalusian Suite)


Guitarist: Juan Martin

: Night Waves

Humphrey Carpenter discusses The Arabian
Nights with Robert Irwin , whose new companion to the stories explores the medieval underworld they draw on as well as their impact on Western literature. Plus a first-night review of The Striker, a new play by Caryl Churchill. Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Robert Irwin
Play By: Caryl Churchill.
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Voices

Burns Settings lain Burnside presents a selection of settings of Scotland's national poet, including a few surprises. All (To the Forests); On the Golden Fields; No,
Only the Heart That Has Ached; The Sun Has Set; At the Ball; Whether the Day Reigns; It Was in the Early Spring; Again, as before, I Am Alone; Don Juan 's Serenade


Unknown: Don Juan

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland.
As broadcast 9.00-10.0Sam on R5

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